Sr. Technical Project Manager, Interiors

Newark, CA /
Hardware Engineering – Body Engineering /
Full-Time
Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
 
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
 
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

We are currently seeking a skilled Sr. Technical Project Manager for the interiors team. You will work with a team of talented engineers in support of the interior development efforts at Lucid. You will be managing multiple scheduling activities for simultaneous projects. You will work closely with the manager and director as well as design, craftsmanship, UX, supply chain and testing/vehicle safety departments to lead the design efforts and balance the utilization of all of engineers to work together to accomplish projects within budget constraints and delivery timing.. 

Managing a large design team with 3 subgroups and balancing the utilization of all of engineers to work together to accomplish projects within budget constraints and delivery timing.

Role

    • Create and maintain detailed Gantt charts of multiple design projects
    • Track progress and encourage team work to hit each milestone on time
    • Interface with test department and interiors suppliers to keep the validation program on-time for start of vehicle production
    • Utilize Jira to communicate engineering tasks and progress
    • Utilize Confluence to publish critical information
    • Provide regular progress updates to management and the executive staff
    • Lead design release and engineering change requests through Lucid ECR system
    • Provide technical guidance to solve engineering challenges with mechanical systems

Qualifications

    • 5+ years of work experience in automotive or similar
    • Experience working in automotive interiors
    • Experience with Atlassian Jira, and Confluence
    • Experience creating and using GANTT charts
    • Extensive working knowledge of interior systems
    • Basic usage of CAD for creating sections, presentations; CATIA preferred

Advantageous

    • Experience leading design release and change requests is a big plus
    • Experience with concept to launch, vehicle development and product launch
    • Knowledge in cross function development of interior components with systems such as safety, thermal, and BIW
    • Great organizational skills and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced startup environment with frequent prioritization adjustments

Education

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering preferred,  but experience in program management in technical fields such as automotive, a must have.
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